A New Jersey company is recall 14.1 oz containers of coriander powder after FDA testing found a sample positive for Salmonella. No injuries have been reported.
FDA Recall Notice
Chetak New York L.L.C. Recalls 14.1 oz. Jar of "Deep Coriander Powder" Because of Possible Health Risk
Contact: Consumer: 1-973-835-1906
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 20, 2015 – Edison, NJ – Chetak New York L.L.C. of Edison, NJ is recalling 300 jars of 14.1 oz "Deep Coriander Powder", Lot# LE15152, because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e. infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.
The recalled "Deep Coriander Powder" jars were distributed nationwide in retail store from July 30, 2015 to August 13, 2015. The product comes in a 14.1oz clear plastic jar marked with the UPC number on the rear of the package. The lot number can be located on the bottom of the jar.
-- UPC number for 14.1oz. is 011433134347
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing conducted by the FDA.
Consumers who have purchased 14.1oz jars of "Deep Coriander Powder" are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-973-835-1906, Monday through Friday from 9 am – 5 pm EST.